Lentil Recipes

Lentils are quick-cooking, tasty and loaded with protein and fiber. Keep our recipes with lentils in your back pocket for when you need a quick meal!

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Pressure-Cooker Lentil Pumpkin Soup

Plenty of herbs and spices brighten up my hearty pumpkin soup. It?s just the thing we need on nippy days and nights. —Laura Magee, Houlton, WI

Pressure-Cooker Andouille Lentil Chili

This recipe has been in my family for a number of years, and it's still a hit today. The smoky...


Pressure-Cooker Greek-Style Lentil Soup

This is a nice warming soup on a chilly day. Lentils are so good for you, too! —Mary Smith, Columbia,...


Pressure-Cooker Lentil Stew

This tasty vegetarian stew lets you take a break from meat. Adding the cream at the end gives it a...


Lentil Sloppy Joes

When I experimented with making more vegetarian-friendly recipes, this was one of my biggest hits—we still eat it weekly! My...

French Lentil and Carrot Soup

It's crazy how just a few ingredients can make such a difference. Using finely chopped rotisserie chicken in this recipe...


Ancient Grain Beef Stew

My version of beef stew is comfort food with a healthy twist. I use lentils and red quinoa rather than...

Chicken and Lentil Chili

I like to make a simple, hearty slow-cooked recipe at least once a week. You can mix this up the...


Orzo-Lentil Rice

A tender medley of pasta, lentils and rice partners perfectly with a meat or vegetarian entrée. Herbs and chopped veggies...


Bazaar Soup Mix

Our church women’s group assembles this soup mix to give to visitors and to sell at our annual bazaar. Each...


Southwest Barley & Lentil Soup

My family makes lentil soup every new year for good luck. My mom has been making it since I was...

Spinach Lentil Stew

When my children requested more vegetarian dishes, this chunky stew became a favorite. Red wine vinegar perks up the flavor...


Hearty Veggie Lentil Soup

Chock-full of veggies, this delicious lentil soup is really simple to fix. In St. Ignatius, Montana, Joy Maynard often doubles...


Slow-Cooked Ham and Lentil Soup

Lentil lovers will enjoy a big batch of this satisfying soup. Just pop it in the slow cooker after lunch,...


East Coast Shrimp and Lentil Bowls

If you have frozen shrimp, a few seasoning ingredients, bagged spinach and lentils on hand in your pantry, you can...


Vegetable Lentil Soup

Here’s a healthy slow-cooker soup that's ideal for vegetarians and those watching their weight. Butternut squash and lentils...

Tasty Lentil Soup

Legume lovers can easily fill up on Dorothy Webb's substantial soup without expanding their waistlines. Lentils lend taste and texture...


Creamy Lentils with Kale Artichoke Saute

I've been trying to eat more meatless meals, so I experimented with this hearty saute and served it over brown...


Squash and Lentil Lamb Stew

My family lived in New Zealand many years ago. Every Sunday my mother made a lamb stew—it was Dad's favorite!...


Lentil, Bacon and Bean Soup

This quick soup feels extra cozy with lots of lentils and a touch of smoky, bacony goodness. You might want...


Barley Lentil Stew

This stew is the perfect recipe to make on a cool winter day with a slice of homemade bread. It...


Lemon Lentil Soup

Loaded with protein-rich lentils, this hearty soup is rooted in the old-fashioned goodness of leeks, parsnips, celery and carrots. "The...


Homemade Lentil Barley Stew

“Green chilies and fresh ginger add zip to this thick meatless stew. It can be served as is or with...


Satisfying Lentil Soup

Packed with a combination of flavorful ingredients, this heart healthy soup packs 15 g of fiber into each serving, and...

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Spiced-Up Healthy Soup

“This has been a hit with family and friends. It’s spicy, low-fat and filled with good-for-you ingredients.” Diane Tayman —...


Hearty Lentil Spaghetti

“You won't miss any meat in this spaghetti sauce,” writes Marie Bender of Henderson, Nevada. Packed full of lentils and...


Healthy Sausage Lentil Soup

Suzanne Dabkowski of Blythewood, South Carolina found this good-for-you recipe in a men’s magazine and lightened it up. "I ate...


Tortellini Bean Soup Mix

I like to use mixes for Christmas gifts. One year, I gave this soup mix in a jar and included...


Roast Beef Soup

If your family's like mine, you have to disguise leftovers in order for anyone to eat them! This special soup...


Mixed Legume Soup

My brother began growing legumes a few years back, so I've been trying many different recipes. Everyone enjoys the comforting...